Friendly Visitor for Hospice Patients


(34.801132,-87.66892)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

507 East Dr. Hicks BlvdFlorence, AL 35630

About

No matter who you are, you've got something to offer hospice patients. Typically, the needs are simple: companionship and friendship, emotional support, someone to listen. But the small things you do can make an enormous difference in someone's life.

You can assist patients by reading, writing letter, playing music, just sitting quietly, or giving the care giver a much needed break. We service patients and their families in Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, and Lawrence counties. This flexible location means that there is likely a patient close to you.

Most volunteers commit to only one-two hours a week. The timing is also flexible. This opportunity will let you practice social skills, such as activing listening, empathy, and conversation. It will also give you valuable experience in a health care setting. Both of these look great on a resume.

We look forward to meeting you and including you in our amazing hospice team.

Skills

  • Hospice Care
  • Elder care
  • People Skills
  • Reading / Writing

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One - two hours a week.
  • Volunteers need to have the ability to work independently with indirect supervision.

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